DACA recipient Ellie Perez-Pawloski was among the approximately 11,000 immigrants sworn in as new American citizens during the week of the July 4 holiday. While the Arizona resident has lived in the United States for nearly her entire life, “things that many do every day now take on a... Continue »
The U.S. welcomed more than 5,500 new citizens during last year’s July 4 celebrations, including Sudanese immigrant Adam Maxmoud, whose pathway to legalization was temporarily halted by the pandemic. “I have been counting the days on my fingers, counting the days to have this very special day,” he said. ... Continue »
Naturalization ceremonies throughout June have welcomed hundreds of new Americans. In New Jersey, one of the largest naturalization ceremonies in years welcomed 500 new U.S. citizens from 75 different countries. Ceremonies have also taken place in states including Connecticut, Idaho, Illinois, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, North... Continue »
More than 5,500 immigrants are ultimately expected to be sworn in U.S. citizens as part of Independence Day naturalization ceremonies that began shortly before the holiday weekend and will continue on through the end of this week, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced.  500 people representing nearly 80... Continue »